Jalapeno Popper Mac & Cheese Bites
This recipe for jalapeno poppers is the spicy kick that your party needs!
Who doesn't love jalapeno poppers or mac and cheese? Now, what if we combined the two? Well, we did, and they're awesome. One look at these Jalapeno Popper Mac & Cheese Bites, and your mouth is sure to be watering. This easy recipe is the perfect companion for a game day party or other celebration where you set out trays of snacks and appetizers. This tray might be the first one empty, so make sure you've got other tasty treats for your party-goers to enjoy. No matter the event, these Jalapeno Popper Mac & Cheese Bites are sure to be a hit with everyone who tries one.
Cooking Time - Text2-3 minutes
- Prepared macaroni and cheese (refrigerated and kept very cold)
- 1 jalapeno, seeded and chopped
- 1 egg
- Splash of cream
- 1 cup Italian bread crumbs
- oil for frying
Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan over medium-high heat.
Prepare two pie pans. One with mixed egg and cream, the other with bread crumbs.
Mix jalapeño into macaroni and cheese. Form into balls. If balls will not form, try chilling mixture further.
Roll each ball in egg and then breadcrumb mixtures. Repeat with all balls.
Carefully lower each ball into the oil and fry for 2-3 minutes until golden brown. Drain to paper towel, let cool, and serve.